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The growth of a nation : the United States of America

Author: Eugene C Barker; Walter Prescott Webb; William E Dodd
Publisher: Evanston, Ill. : Row, Peterson and Company, ©1928.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eugene C Barker; Walter Prescott Webb; William E Dodd
OCLC Number: 2980088
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xi, 687, xxxvi pages : illustrations (some color) maps ; 21 cm
Contents: Unit I. Discovery and exploration: 1492-1607: European background for American history ; The discovery of America ; The exploration of America: 1493-1543 --
Unit II. Colonization and colonial life: 1607-1763: Colonization and the beginning of rivalry for the United States: 1543-1650 ; The extension of English dominion: 1635-1765 --
Unit III. Independence and the new government 1763-1789: The causes of the American Revolution: 1660-1775 ; The War for Independence ; The new nation: the United States ; The establishment of the Constitution --
Unit IV. National development and expansion 1789-1850: The rise of political parties ; Territorial expansion: 1803-1819 ; The War of 1812 ; National problems: 1816-1828 ; President Jackson and further development of national problems ; Expansion to the Pacific ; American life: 185-1860 --
Unit V. Division, war, and reunion: 1850-1877: The parting of the ways: 1850-1806 ; The war between the North and South: 1861-1865 ; Reconstruction North and South: 1865-1876 --
Unit VI. Industrial development and government regulation: 1865-1896: Parties and presidents: 1865-1896 ; The age of machinery and invention ; The Industrial Revolution and the sections ; Problems of big business and government regulation --
Unit VII. World problems: Parties and presidents since 1897-1920 ; Colonial possessions and foreign policy ; The World War and peace: 1914-1920 ; Public service and reform --
Unit VIII. Problems of the present and the future: National problems since 1920 --
Appendix: Declaration of Independence ; Constitution of the United States ; Important dates ; Tables ; Index.
Responsibility: by Eugene C. Barker, Walter P. Webb, and William E. Dodd ; art work by Dorothy Handsaker.

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